Getting Your Ducks in a Row with Poultry First Aid Kits

A First Aid Kit Checklist for Your Flock

Getting Your Ducks in a Row with Poultry First Aid Kits
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes By Cappy Tosetti Every minute counts when emergencies occur. It’s best to be prepared and aware of what could happen on any given day, and to be ready to handle urgent situations quickly, calmly, and with confidence. This is a primary concern when raising backyard chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and other birds. Veterinarians with avian experience and knowledge are not always available, so it makes sense to be cognizant of health and safety concerns, and how to treat injuries and wounds. It’s also important to have an understanding of the different illnesses, diseases, and parasites that can affect one’s flock.   A well-stocked first-aid kit is a good start. It doesn’t mean going out and purchasing the likes of the corner pharmacy; many items can easily be found in the medicine cabinet and kitchen cupboard. Supplies can be added over time.    A quarantine area away

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